Choices as the Foundation of Effective Substance Dependence Treatment: A Blueprint for Accessible and Holistic Care

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Date Feb 21, 2014
Time 12:00 pm CT
Cost $39.00
Online
Is it possible for a substance dependence treatment program to be both universally accessible and also personally meaningful for each client? Dr. Clare Steffen answers this question with a resounding “yes” by demonstrating how to incorporate a series of client choices as the essential ingredient in the therapeutic setting.


Full Description:
Providing effective substance dependence treatment demands an environment that is accessible to all clients and still honors their own unique journeys. Incorporating choices as the foundation of the process allows the therapist the flexibility to offer options, regardless of backgrounds and particular struggles. For clients, selecting and prioritizing choice makes treatment more personally meaningful and thus increases the chance of a successful recovery.
In this webinar, Dr. Clare Steffen will merge elements of Universal Design and her own work in Cognitions of Choice© to show you how to develop a choice-based treatment protocol. If you are looking for tools to potentially reach a broader range of clients and facilitate real change in their lives, this webinar is for you.


Course Includes:
Live Q&A
Presentation Handout
Post session recording access
CE Credit


What You Will Learn:
Apply the principles of Universal Design to ensure the needs of all clients in substance dependence treatment programs are met
Utilize Cognitions of Choice© to help clients mediate choice and connect to personal meaning in recovery
Develop a relational approach to substance dependence treatment that considers brain function and triggers limbic system involvement
Explore ways to assess and utilize critical and creative thinking skills in clients throughout their recovery efforts
Promote an integrated approach to substance dependence treatment that encourages the transfer of learning from treatment into recovery efforts


Your Presenter:
Clare Steffen, Ed.D, ND, NCC, CADC II is a Licensed Psychologist, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II in Oregon and California, and National Board Certified Counselor. She is a professor in the psychology division at Western Oregon University, advises students at Lane Community College, and teaches in the Substance Abuse Prevention Program at the University of Oregon. Dr. Steffen is a psychologist, educator, published author and public speaker. She offers individual, couples, and family therapy through the entire life cycle.  She has hosted her own radio talk show and has published books, articles and CD’s on health and wellness topics.


Disclaimer:
This event qualifies for one CE credit. Only registered attendees will have access to CE. A Cross Country Education web account is required to attend. There is no charge for a CCE web account. It is recommended that you join the meeting 15 to 20 minutes early. Speaker phone sound quality is poor and it is recommended that they not be used to listen to the event.
 

Technical requirements:
To view this webinar you will need to download the WebEx Application. You will be prompted to download it when you first enter the site. To save time, you can setup prior to the meeting by following this link: 
https://apidemoeu.webex.com/apidemoeu/meetingcenter/mcsetup.php


Who Should Attend:
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Case Managers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychologists, Social Workers, Educators

 


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